Peak Protection 2010

Peak Protection 2010 Description

ScreenshotPeak Protection 2010 is a rogue security application that is spread by Trojans and promoted on fake security alerts. On entering a machine, Peak Protection 2010 aka PeakProtection2010 will display bogus security warnings, pop-ups and scan reports to convince a victim that his/her system in infested with malware. Then Peak Protection 2010 will prompt the victim to purchase its full version in order to remove all the detected malware threats. This is all a scam and users should never waste their money purchasing Peak Protection 2010.

Technical Information

File System Details

Peak Protection 2010 creates the following file(s):
# File Name Detection Count
1 %UserProfile%\Application Data\exe.exe N/A
2 %UserProfile%\Application Data\tmp.exe N/A
3 %UserProfile%\Application Data\defender.exe N/A
4 %UserProfile%\Local Settings\Temp\kjkkklklj.bat N/A
5 %UserProfile%\Application Data\antispy.exe N/A
6 %UserProfile%\Application Data\PAV\ N/A

Registry Details

Peak Protection 2010 creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
Registry key
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce "SelfdelNT"
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon "Shell" = "%UserProfile%Application Dataantispy.exe"
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "tmp"
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings "WarnOnPostRedirect" = "0"
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\PAV
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings "WarnonBadCertRecving" = "0"

2 Comments

  • Gene Jones:

    I fell for the trap on my laptop and restored to an ealier date. Well now everytime my laptop boots up it says it can't find hotfix.exe and now I'm locked out of my screen. I have the Vista disk but can't reformat or anything. Is this something I can fix on my own? Thanks for any help.

  • Tyanne:

    You really saved my skin with this information. Thanks!